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33rd year  -  N° 317                 Tuesday, 13 November 2018         Antwerpen		
I'm Beginning to See the Light




21 events for 14 October:

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    159 Years Ago Today

    Friday 14th of October 1859

    French anarchist Ravachol is born as François Claudius Koënigstein in Saint-Chamond, Loire, France.


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    142 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 14th of October 1876

    Illegalist Jules Bonnot aka Le Bourgeois known from ‘La Bande à Bonnot’ is born in Pont-de-Roide, Franche-Comté, France.


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    128 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 14th of October 1890

    34th President of the United States Dwight David Eisenhower aka Ike is born in Denison, Texas, United States.


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    106 Years Ago Today

    Monday 14th of October 1912

    Victim of John Christie aka The Strangler of 10 Rillington Place Muriel Amelia Eady is born in London, Plaistow, East London, United Kingdom.


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    106 Years Ago Today Progressive Cause Saved His Life

    Monday 14th of October 1912

    54-year-old Theodore Roosevelt aka Teddy is shot by would-be assassin John Schrank in Hotel Gilpatrick, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

    The bullet lodged in Roosevelt's chest after penetrating his steel eyeglass case and passing through a 50 pages single-folded copy of the speech titled "Progressive Cause Greater than any Individual" which he was carrying in his jacket.


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    91 Years Ago Today

    Friday 14th of October 1927

    Actor Roger George Moore known for his role as British secret agent James Bond is born in London, Stockwell, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    86 Years Ago Today

    Friday 14th of October 1932

    Fluxus artist Wolf Vostell is born in Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    83 Years Ago Today

    Monday 14th of October 1935

    Minimal composer La Monte Thornton Young is born in Bern, Idaho, United States.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 14th of October 1944

    Member of the Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) Txabi Etxebarrieta aka Xabier Etxebarrieta Ortiz is born in Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain.

    Etxebarrieta became the first ETA member to be shot dead by the Guardia Civil.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 14th of October 1944

    Actor Udo Kier is born as Udo Kierspe in Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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    74 Years Ago Today

    Saturday 14th of October 1944

    Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel aka Wüstenfuchs commits suicide by cyanide poisoning at the age of 53 in Herrlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

    Rommel was forced to commit suicide because he was implicated in the 20 July plot to assassinate the Führer.


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    65 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 14th of October 1953

    Serial killer Bobbie Joe Long aka The Adman Rapist is born in Kenova, West Virginia, United States.


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    60 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 14th of October 1958

    Musician Thomas Dolby is born as Thomas Morgan Robertson in London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


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    59 Years Ago Today

    Wednesday 14th of October 1959

    Actor Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn dies of a heart attack at the age of 50 in Apartment No. 201, 1310 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


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    50 Years Ago Today

    Monday 14th of October 1968

    Start of the trial against die Rote Armee Fraktion aka Baader-Meinhof Gruppe members Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, Thorwald Proll and Horst Söhnlein for an arson-attack on Kaufhaus Schneider in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.


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    44 Years Ago Today

    Monday 14th of October 1974

    Porn actress Jessica Drake is born in San Antonio, Texas, United States.


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    42 Years Ago Today

    Thursday 14th of October 1976

    41-year-old Serial killer Joseph Kallinger aka The Shoemaker is sentenced to life-imprisonment in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States.

    While in prison Kallinger made several suicide attempts, including attempting to set himself on fire.


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    41 Years Ago Today

    Friday 14th of October 1977

    Singer and actor Bing Harry Lillis Crosby dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 in La Moraleja Golf Course, Alcobendas, Área metropolitana de Madrid, Spain.


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    35 Years Ago Today

    Friday 14th of October 1983

    Porn actress Vanessa Lane is born in New York City, New York, United States.


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    28 Years Ago Today

    Sunday 14th of October 1990

    Composer Leonard Bernstein dies of a heart attack at the age of 72 in New York City, New York, United States.

    On the day of Bernstein's funeral procession through the streets of Manhattan, construction workers removed their hats and waved, yelling "Goodbye, Lenny."


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    21 Years Ago Today

    Tuesday 14th of October 1997

    Writer Harold Robbins dies of respiratory heart failure at the age of 81 in Desert Hospital, 1150 N Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California, United States.



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